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Francois Linke Bibliotheque Leads Bonhams Auction Of Fine European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Francois Linke Bibliotheque Leads Bonhams Auction Of Fine European Furniture & Decorative Arts

Bonhams announce its Fine European Furniture & Decorative Arts Auction achieved more than $2 million, March 17 in San Francisco. It was led by a never before offered Francois Linke, Louis XV/XVI style, gilt bronze and marquetry bibliotheque that sold for $353,000. The bibliotheque came from the Collection of Jack and Helen Tramiel of Palo […]

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Jacob De Cordova 1849 Map Of Texas  At Heritage Auction

Jacob De Cordova 1849 Map Of Texas At Heritage Auction

Chatting soon after their Thanksgiving feast, Patrick Martin learned one of his guests had strong family ties to Texas. Pushing the wine glasses and butter dish to one side, Martin opened a small black book and unfolded n early, hand-colored map of the Republic of Texas, complete with the short-lived Santa Fe County. It wasn’t […]

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Francois Linke Bibliotheque Highlights Bonhams Auction

Francois Linke Bibliotheque Highlights Bonhams Auction

Bonhams will offer a recently rediscovered Francois Linke Louis XV/XVI style gilt bronze and marquetry bibliotheque (est. $400,000-600,000) in its Fine European Furniture and Decorative Arts auction, March 17 in San Francisco. Francois Linke is the most sought after French ebenistesof the second half of the 19th century. This unique cabinet, never offered before, is […]

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Christie’s announce The Opulent Eye auction

Christie’s announce The Opulent Eye auction

On 6 March 2014 Christie’s sale of The Opulent Eye will offer furniture, sculpture and works of art from the 19th century. The sale reflects the eclectic and opulent styles of the period from the regal grandeur of Napoleon’s Empire to the Art Nouveau of Belle époque Paris. The sale is led by an exceptional […]

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